LXC Linux Containers Overview

• OS level virtualization
• Isolate services you run like ssh
• Snapshot available
• Test other programs
• Supports Alpine Linux, Alt Linux, Arch Linux, busybox, CentOS, Cirros, Debian, Fedora, OpenMandriva, OpenSUSE, Oracle, Plamo, sshd, Ubuntu Cloud and Ubuntu
• Other OS-virtualization tools: FreeBSD jails, Solaris Zones

Further Readings

Overview of different OS-virtualization technologies (wiki)

# Configuration options
man 5 lxc.container.conf